Energy & Resources Talking Points | 30/01/2018

In today’s talking points, Australia’s top independent gas producer sees production surge on acquisition, a Western Australian hybrid renewable energy project partnering with China has been approved, a report found that Australia has derailed from its 2030 carbon emission reduction target, China’s Electricity consumption hits a six-year high in 2018.   Australia’s Top Independent Gas …

TALKING POINTS| EDUCATION 29/01/2019

In today’s talking points, the number of Australian university students opting to study overseas has doubled,global wine education is redefined with the launch of Australian wine discovered,the Victorian government calls for a review of entry requirements for international students, and a book launch ceremony is being held in Beijing for the annual report on the development …

TALKING POINTS | FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS 25/01/2018

In today’s talking points, Chinese demand drives Aussie wine exports to $2b in 2018, Price rises for China’s farm produce, and EU Beef Quota Split may Affect Australia-EU’s Free Trade Agreement, Trade Minister Warns   Chinese Demand Drives Aussie Wine Exports to $2b in 2018 The value of Australia’s wine exports grew 10% to A$2.82 …

Member News | Port of Newcastle Celebrates 30-Year Partnership with Qinhuangdao Port

Port of Newcastle welcomed delegates from Qinhuangdao Port in China to the region this week, marking 30 years of friendly exchange between the sister ports. Qinhuangdao Port is an international multifunctional trade and logistic port primarily engaged in energy output and the world’s largest independent port operator for major dry bulk cargo, including coal, metal …

TALKING POINTS | HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCE 23/01/2018

In today’s talking points, Chinese investors back Aussie baby product review site,Chinese scientists produce genetically-enhanced human vascular cells, and Mega-popular Chinese Reality Show has a date in Rockingham.   Chinese Investors Back Aussie Baby Product Review Site Australian baby product review website, Tell Me Baby, will expand into China this year, having already raised over 700,000 …

TALKING POINTS | Financial Services 21/01/19

In today’s talking points, Australia’s share market lowers as banks and miners weigh heavily, China unveils special individual income tax deductions, and around 100 billion Yuan tax reduction accomplished within three months after the reform of personal income tax.   Australia’s Share Market Lowers as Banks and Miners Weigh Heavily The Australian share market opened …

TALKING POINTS | ENERGY 18/01/19

  In today’s talking points, Australian scientists make major breakthrough in capabilities of ultrasound, China is leading the world in developing the electric public transport system, Melbourne becomes first city in Australia to have the entire council-owned infrastructure powered by renewable energy, and China’s surplus oil refining capacity to increase, CNPC says.   Aussie Scientists Make …

Talking Points Food & Agribusiness | 17/01/2018

  In today’s talking points, China’s corn supply gap expected to expand, Northern Australia launches initiatives to boost mango exports to China, and South Australia stone fruit growers are facing severe loss due to the extreme temperatures, and drought has caused one million fish dead in east Australia.    China’s Corn Supply Gap Expected to Expand …

Member News | Analysis: China’s Crackdown on Daigou under the New Cross-Border e-Commerce Policies

Written by: Frank Ka-Ho Wong, Asia Briefing, Dezan Shira & Associates China’s crackdown on daigou is part of its moves to strengthen e-commerce regulation and better control the rapidly expanding sector. Cross-border e-commerce in China has grown steadily in recent years, on the back of strong consumer demand for premium brands and high-quality overseas products. A significant …

TALKING POINTS | Education 16/01/19

In today’s talking point, China aims to improve better primary, secondary education for all-round student development, China’s education ministry set strict criteria for apps used on campus, report on the country’s rural education recently released shows that China makes headway in building ranks of rural teachers, and Labor is to introduce minimum ATAR scores for …